Ice Conditions Archive 2005-2017
for Baitshop Bay, Petrie Island, Orleans, Ontario, Canada


Date Time Temp      Weather Ice Condition Ice Thickness Submitted by
2017/03/14 22:10 -10c Heavy snow Snow covered 15" / 38cm Zoiks!
2017/03/13 20:30 -10c Overcast Slippery 15" / 38cm Johnson90
2017/03/06 08:10 -8c Sunny Glare ice Dropoff - 12" Matthew Smith
2017/02/20 00:30 -1c Partly cloudy Lots of water on soft ice 22" / 56cm Zoiks!
2017/02/18 15:05 10c Sunny Wet in places 22" / 56cm Zoiks!
2017/02/15 22:00 -3c Light snow Thick snow cover 22" / 56cm Johnson90
2017/02/10 22:30 -15c Light snow Excellent 21" / 53cm Johnson90
2017/02/04 22:20 -4c Overcast Excellent 19" / 48cm Zoiks!
2017/02/02 00:45 -10c Overcast Excellent 18" / 46cm Big Al
2017/01/30 14:20 -8c Sunny Excellent 17" / 43cm Rick Beaudoin
2017/01/22 00:15 -1c Overcast Soft in places 17" / 43cm Johnson90
2017/01/16 12:05 -5c Sunny Excellent 15" / 38cm Johnson90
2017/01/11 10:00 4c Sunny Wet on top 12" / 30cm Big Al
2017/01/06 13:15 -10c Sunny Slush in areas 10" / 25cm Big Al
2016/12/30 10:44 -3c Light snow Good 9" / 23cm Mario Croft
2016/12/21 16:40 3c Clear Slush covered 7" / 18cm Mario Croft
2016/12/20 16:25 -4c Partly cloudy 3" snow cover 8" / 20cm Evan Finch
2016/12/17 16:47 -12c Snowing Snow covered 5" / 13cm Mario Croft
2016/12/15 08:06 -15c Sunny Blowing snow 3" / 8cm Yves
2016/11/27 15:20 0c Overcast Open water Open water Zoiks!
2016/03/02 18:00 -5c/23f Overcast Mixed ice 20"/51cm André
2016/02/28 15:50 -7c/19f Overcast Rough in places 17"/43 cm Alec Delorme
2016/02/24 20:11 0c/32f Light rain Wet cover 15"/38cm Johnson90
2016/02/13 21:30 -26c/-15f Strong wind Excellent 15"/38 cm RonZoiks!
2016/02/10 22:15 -5c/23f Light snow Excellent 14"/36cm Big Al
2016/02/02 00:10 0c/32f Overcast Soft ice 13"/32 cm Johnson90
2016/01/25 21:40 -3c/27f Overcast Excellent 12"/30cm RonZoiks!
2016/01/23 13:10 -9c/16f Bright sun Excellent 11"/28 cm Big Al
2016/01/21 21:55 -10c/14f A few clouds Mixed-unsafe 9"/23cm Johnson90
2016/01/19 13:20 -14c/7f Blowing snow Variable 8"/20 cm Snoop
2016/01/15 17:00 -9c/16f Overcast Light snow cover 6"/15cm Johnson90
2016/01/11 16:40 -9c/16f Clear Frozen slush 5"/13 cm Mario
2016/01/06 00:35 -13c/9f Overcast Snow covered 3"/8cm Big Al
2015/12/29 00:30 -9c/16f Light snow -- 1"/2.5 cm John
2015/12/24 13:10 16c/61f Sunny -- Open water Johnson90
2015/12/20 11:57 -3c/27f Clear -- <1" Yves
2015/12/07 13:20 5c/41f Some clouds -- Open water Big Al
2015/11/29 01:30 -7c/14f Clear Nice Trace Johnson90
2015/03/08 19:30 0c/32f Cloudy Shush in places 36" / 91cm Big Al
2015/03/03 16:00 -7c/19f Snowing Snow covered 34" / 86cm Evan Finch
2015/03/02 15:05 -4c/25f Light snow Excellent 34" / 86cm Richard Beaudoin
2015/02/25 13:10 -10c/14f Light snow Snow covered 33" / 84cm Johnson90
2015/02/17 10:00 -21c/7f Overcast Baie des Sables 31" / 79cm Evan Finch
2015/02/14 19:30 -14c/7f Blowing snow Snow covered 29" / 74cm Johnson90
2015/02/09 16:00 -14c/7f Cloudy Baie des Sables 26" / 65cm Evan Finch
2015/02/03 00:45 -27c/-16f Partly cloudy Snow covered 27" / 67cm Johnson90
2015/01/30 00:43 -7c/19f Snowing Excellent 25" / 63cm Z.I.T.
2015/01/23 08:00 -13c/9f Sunny Excellent 21" / 53cm Evan
2015/01/21 10:52 -22c/-8f Sunny Baie de Sables 20" / 51cm Evan
2015/01/14 09:00 -31c/-24f Clear Excellent 17" / 43cm Johnson90
2015/01/06 12:00 -13c/9f Sunny Excellent 11" / 28cm Dan
2015/01/02 14:00 -4c/25f Sunny Excellent 10" / 25cm Mario Croft
2014/12/30 16:00 -12c/10f Sunny Wet slush 8" / 20cm Dan
2014/12/29 15:38 -7c/19f Clear Excellent 6" / 15cm Johnson90
2014/12/24 12:10 2c/36f Overcast Wet slush 5" / 13cm Tom
2014/12/20 17:00 -8c/18f Clear Slush covered 4.5" / 12cm Big Al
2014/12/15 12:00 0c/32f Overcast Slush covered 5" / 13cm Big Al
2014/12/11 21:00 -4c/25f Overcast Snow covered 4" / 10cm Tom
2014/12/07 10:20 -10c/14f Clear Snow covered 3" / 8cm Rick Beaudoin
2014/12/03 15:50 1c/34f Flurries Water on ice 2" / 5cm Tom
2014/11/28 18:00 0c/32f Clear water on ice 1" / 2.5cm Big Al
2014/11/21 17:00 -5c/23f Clear First report 1" / 2.5cm Big Al
2014/03/26 17:00 -5c/23f Sunny Excellent 48"/122cm Evan
2014/03/15 21:12 -4c/25f Cloudy Excellent 41"/104cm Johnson90
2014/03/09 22:10 -4c/25f Light snow Excellent 41"/104cm Zoiks!
2014/02/26 17:00 -13c/12f Cloudy / windy Frozen crust on ice 37"/93cm Evan
2014/02/18 14:00 -8c/18f Light snow in Baie des Sables 37"/93cm Greg
2014/02/17 20:00 -18c/0f clear Excellent 36"/91cm Evan
2014/02/12 15:00 -11c/13f sunny in Baie des Sables 34"/87cm Greg
2014/02/11 19:00 -15c/5f clear Excellent 33"/84cm Evan
2014/02/05 21:07 -12c/11f snowing South Channel east 11"/28cm Rick
2014/02/05 16:22 -12c/11f snowing in Baie des Sables 30"/76cm Greg
2014/01/31 16:00 -1c/30f some clouds excellent 26"/66cm Evan
2014/01/26 21:15 -17c/2f light snow excellent 24"/61cm Ron
2014/01/24 12:00 -18c/0f flurries in Baie des Sables 24"/61cm Jordan
2014/01/22 22:30 -22c/-8f clear good and solid 20"/50cm Johnson90
2014/01/17 15:30 -3c/27f flurries in Baie des Sables 18"/45cm Martin Levasseur
2014/01/17 09:00 -4c/25f flurries slippery 18"/45cm Jordon
2014/01/12 18:15 1c/34f Overcast Poor 18"/45cm John
2014/01/04 14:00 -14c/7f Cloudy Solid black ice 12"/30cm Mario Croft
2014/01/02 13:30 -24c/11f Overcast Good 12"/30cm John
2013/12/29 09:07 1c/34f Overcast Slush covered 11"/28cm Big Al
2013/12/22 11:27 -8c/18f Freezing rain Slush covered 8"/20cm Yves
2013/12/19 19:30 -1c/31f Overcast Good black ice 10"/26cm Big Al
2013/12/13 15:00 -15c/5f Clear Good clear base 8"/21cm Big Al
2013/12/09 21:10 1c/34f Cloudy Poor to good 7"/18cm Big Al
2013/12/03 22:55 -1c/30f Overcast 3" soft on 2" hard 5"/13cm Rick
2013/11/30 22:00 -8c/18f Overcast Excellent 4"/10cm Big Al
2013/11/16 22:51 0c/32f Clear Open Water Open water Ron Zinn
2013/03/12 14:00 5c/41f light rain white ice 17"/43cm Xman
2013/03/07 20:51 0c/32f overcast Mix of water/slush on ice 30"/76cm Johnson90
2013/03/01 18:00 -2c/-28f flurries Wet snow and slush on ice 30"/76cm Scooter
2013/02/25 19:15 1c/34f a few clouds Perfect 30"/76cm Scooter
2013/02/17 22:00 -14c/-7f a few clouds Perfect Conditions 30"/76cm zoiks!
2013/02/10 12:25 -9c/16f sunny Hard ice 28"/71cm Joe
2013/02/06 23:15 -13c/9f clear Excellent Conditions 26"/66cm Johnson90
2013/01/27 22:25 -12c/10f a few clouds Hard ice 22"/56cm zoiks!
2013/01/22 00:22 -21c/-6f clear Hard, hard, hard 15"/38cm Johnson90
2013/01/18 00:17 -22c/-8f cold Everything is rock hard 14"/36cm Scooter
2013/01/15 21:05 -3c/27f clear Frozen slush on ice 13"/33cm Johnson90
2013/01/12 12:17 3c/37f mild and calm Wet in areas 13"/33cm Big Al
2013/01/04 22:40 0c/32f light snow 4' crusty ice on 8" good ice 12"/30cm Johnson90
2012/12/31 20:56 -4c/25f cloudy,snowy Solid ice on Baie des Sables 8-10"/26cm Mario Croft
2012/12/28 20:28 -10c/14f a few clouds mixed ice conditions 10"/26cm Big Al
2012/12/26 14:44 -12c/10f overcast 7" soft ice over 5" black ice 5"/13cm Big Al
2012/12/23 00:15 -9c/16f overcast soft with 10" snow cover 4"/10cm Ernest
2012/12/12 19:45 -4c/25f flurries hard crust 4"/10cm Big Al
2012/12/10 19:05 0c/32f overcast slushy 2"/5cm Big Al
2012/11/30 22:55 -11c/12f partly cloudy snow covered 1"/2cm Big Al
2012/11/01 00:00 3c/37f light rain open water open water zoiks!
2012/03/03 01:18 -2c/27f overcast still good 23"/57cm One Bob
2012/02/27 23:12 -5c/22f light snow good ice with snow cover 23"/57cm zoiks!
2012/02/24 23:05 1c/34f light snow excellent, snow covered 23"/57cm Johnson90
2012/02/17 19:15 1c/34f a few clouds good ice but slushy 22"/55cm Johnson90
2012/02/12 22:26 -11c/11f Overcast excellent 22"/55cm zoiks!
2012/02/10 00:34 -5c/23f clear good ice, frozen slush on top 18"/45cm Johnson90
2012/02/04 00:25 -3c/26f light snow good ice, snow covered 16"/40cm Johnson90
2012/01/31 23:14 -7c/18f light freezing rain good ice, snow covered 15"/38cm Big Al
2012/01/29 21:35 -6c/20f a few clouds good ice, snow covered 14"/35cm zoiks!
2012/01/26 14:27 -10c/13f clear and cooling good black ice 14"/35cm Big Al
2012/01/20 21:05 -17c/1f clear Good ice but snow-slush on top 13"/32cm Repos Hut
2012/01/14 00:29 -12c/10f still snowing snow on good ice 13"/32cm Johnson90
2012/01/11 22:45 -13c/8f cloudy and windy good solid ice 12"/30cm André
2012/01/10 15:00 0c/32f cloudy, mild good ice under slush 10"/25cm André
2012/01/04 23:15 -10c/13f light snow light cover of snow 8"/20cm Big Al
2011/12/29 18:06 -18c/0f a few clouds nice black ice 6"/15cm LE SHACK
2011/12/29 17:22 -18c/0f clear good ice! 6"/15cm JM Desrochers
2011/12/24 13:13 -12c/10f a few clouds good quality 4.5"/11cm Yves
2011/12/20 13:36 -7c/18f clear new ice 2"/5cm Len
2011/12/11 16:27 2c/36f a few clouds open water open water zoiks!
2011/12/02 22:19 -3c/27f cloudy open water open water zoiks!
2011/04/11 18:35 21c/70f windy open water open water ronzinn
2011/03/14 20:34 -1c/29f a few clouds water on ice 20"/51cm ronzinn
2011/03/08 21:55 -8c/17f clear frozen slush 25"/64cm ronzinn
2011/02/28 21:04 -2c/27f a few clouds slushy 24"/61cm Jim the Bellhop
2011/02/20 00:35 -12c/9f overcast terrible 23"/58cm The IRT
2011/02/18 21:10 5c/41f a few clouds slushy 23"/58cm The IRT
2011/02/13 20:40 1c/34f light rain excellent 23"/58cm ronzinn
2011/02/11 00:40 -12c/9f a few clouds excellent 22"/56cm Bean
2011/02/05 00:15 -6c/20f overcast excellent 20"/51cm Marc
2011/01/30 19:57 -12c/9f a few clouds excellent 19"/48cm Bean
2011/01/24 08:51 -28c/-18f partly cloudy good black ice 17"/43cm GasMan
2011/01/21 22:57 -13c/8f partly cloudy excellent 15"/38cm F. Martin
2011/01/16 20:27 -19c/-2f partly cloudy good black ice 13"/32cm ronzinn
2011/01/14 00:03 -10c/13f cloudy excellent 12"/30cm Yves
2011/01/09 20:23 -8c/17f nw winds good black ice 8.5"/21cm Shawn
2011/01/08 08:09 -7c/18f light snow 8" at shore 8.5"/21cm Yves
2011/01/04 21:33 -5c/22f snowy nice ice 8"/20cm Brian
2011/01/04 09:00 -5c/22f light snow hard, slippery 8"/20cm Shawn
2011/01/03 10:36 -3c/26f overcast good black ice 8"/20cm Sylvain
2010/12/31 09:06 3c/36f clouds soft near shore 8"/20cm Big Al
2010/12/30 09:17 -3c/26f clear good black ice 8"/20cm Big Al
2010/12/24 10:53 -6c/20f cloudy good black ice 7"/18cm Big Al
2010/12/23 16:50 -3c/26f 30 km winds snow covered 7"/18cm Shawn
2010/12/22 12:00 -4c/24f cloudy snow covered 7" / 18cm GasMan
2010/12/17 07:05 -9c/15f clear, windy snow covered 6"/15cm Tony
2010/12/15 15:36 -10c/13f cloudy snow covered 3"/8cm Yves
2010/12/14 18:34 -12c/9f partly cloudy slush near shore 3"/8cm F. Martin
2010/12/07 12:51 -4c/24f light snow snow covered 1"/2.5cm Big Al
2010/12/01 00:01 7c/45f light rain open water open water ronzinn
2010/03/23 21:24 2c/36f light rain open water open water ronzinn
2010/03/07 14:26 8c/46f sunny closed - unsafe n/a ronzinn
2010/03/02 20:05 1c/34f partly cloudy water covered 14"/38cm bassness
2010/02/25 10:11 0c/32f light snow 5" water on ice road 19"/48cm Big Al
2010/02/23 21:00 -1c/30f wet snow good black ice 19"/48cm Big Al
2010/02/19 01:15 -4c/24f overcast excellent 21"/53cm bassness
2010/02/05 00:18 -8c/17f partly cloudy excellent condition 19"/48cm R Lajoie
2010/01/28 10:23 -4c/24f overcast excellent 17"/43cm Eli
2010/01/23 23:13 3c/37f light rain water on the ice 16"/41cm bassness
2010/01/23 00:31 -8c/17f clear good black ice 15"/38cm Eli
2010/01/17 21:45 -6c/20f overcast excellent 15"/38cm ronzinn
2010/01/11 11:12 -7c/18f light snow Good black ice 14"/35cm Big Al
2010/01/02 22:26 -14c/6f overcast snow covered 12"/30cm ronzinn
2009/12/20 13:10 -9c/15f cloudy Good, soft near shore 6"/15cm Y Grandmaitre
2009/12/11 11:48 -5c/23f Sunny, windy 2-3" frozen slush on top 1.5"/4cm Y Grandmaitre
2009/12/03 23:01 3c/37f Cloudy Open Water Open Water Ron Zinn
2009/04/13 21:58 5c/41f Clear Open Water Open Water Ron Zinn
2009/03/09 12:57 0c/32f Snowing Not safe, water everywhere 26"/65cm Big Al
2009/03/03 00:16 -14c/6f Cloudy Excellent 29"/71cm Bean
2009/02/16 12:20 -4c/25f Clear Good ice,visitor ramp poor 25"/63cm Ron Zinn
2009/02/11 10:14 5c/41f Overcast Still good 24"/60cm Big Al
2009/02/01 21:02 +1c/34f Clear Perfect ice 22"/55cm Bean
2009/01/14 18:15 -23c/-9f Overcast Perfect black ice 18"/45cm Big Al
2009/01/10 03:38 -21c/-6f Clear and cold Perfect ice 16"/41cm Rocket J.S.
2009/01/05 23:18 -10c/14f Clear Ramps in good shape 14"/36cm Big Al
2009/01/04 00:23 -13c / 9f Clear, windy Solid ice 12"/30cm RonZinn
2009/01/02 21:45 -13c/9f Light snow Solid ice 12"/30cm Big Al
2008/12/30 11:58 -9c/15f Sunny, windy Great ice but mushy near shore 12"/30cm Big Al
2008/12/27 23:01 7c/45f Clear Slush everywhere 11"/27cm M Foster
2008/12/27 11:48 -6c/21f Freezing rain Layer of slush under snow 11"/27cm Dave
2008/12/17 16:54 -7c/19f Clear Snow covered 10"/25cm (est) Big Al
2008/12/11 13:23 -14c/7f Sunny 12" of snow on the ice 8-10"/20-25cm Big Al
2008/12/08 22:28 -18c/0f Clear Crusty snow on top 4-5"/10-13cm M Foster
2008/11/26 15:19 -1c/30f Snow, sleet Slushy 2-3"/5-8cm Big Al
2008/11/21 23:39 -9c/15f Sunny Open Water Open Water RonZinn
2008/03/14 18:30 -2c/29f overcast thick snow on top of 12" slush 25"/63cm ronzinn
2008/03/09 07:00 -11c/12f still snowing clear ice with deep snow 25"/63cm ramus77
2008/02/29 10:51 -17c/1f sunny good clear ice 24"/61cm ramus77
2008/02/15 22:18 -13c/9f clear nice ice with deep snow 21"/53cm ronzinn
2008/02/14 22:56 -2c/28f overcast nice w/8"-10" of snow 20"/50cm Marcel
2008/02/10 18:08 -6c/22f clear nice ice but very windy 19"/48cm ronzinn
2008/02/08 01:00 -9c/16f overcast it was good today 19"/48cm Marc
2008/02/01 22:32 -6c/21f snowing snow covered 17"/43cm Mike
2008/01/27 22:23 -9c/16f light snow good clean ice 17"/43cm ronzinn
2008/01/20 17:30 -14c/7f clear good clean ice 12"/30cm Big Al
2008/01/13 13:00 -5c/23f clear good clean ice 12"/30cm Big Al
2008/01/03 06:20 -23c/-9f clear snow covered 10"/25cm M.Foster
2007/12/30 23:15 -3c/27f snowing messy-ice/snow mix 8"/20cm Mr.Tightline
2007/12/24 17:34 -3c/27f cloudy looking good 7"/18cm M.Foster
2007/12/14 14:40 -3c/27f clear snow covered 6"/15cm Big Al
2007/12/05 20:19 -12c/10f clear snow covered 1"/2.5cm Mr.Tightline
2007/04/09 22:48 1c/34f overcast open water open water ronzinn
2007/03/13 21:19 8c/43f cloudy very wet 50cm/20" Mr.Tightline
2007/03/09 16:55 -10c/13f cloudy very nice 56cm/22" Grommy
2007/03/01 12:00 -4c/27f sunny, clear perfect 53cm/21" RayC
2007/02/23 23:29 -13c/9f overcast excellent 53cm/21" RayC
2007/02/17 11:19 -8c/21f overcast too many people to see 48cm/19" R Kirkpatrick
2007/02/09 22:15 -11c/12f clear and cold almost perfect 41cm/16" Robert
2007/02/04 11:45 -13c/9f a few clouds busy 35cm/14" larry
2007/01/28 08:15 -17c/3f a few clouds good solid ice 28cm/11" ronzinn
2007/01/25 10:30 -19c/-2f a few clouds good black ice 23cm/9" Seabass
2007/01/23 08:00 -13c/9f overcast good clear ice 23cm/9" Raymond
2007/01/17 16:00 -15c/5f sunny good clear ice 15cm/6" Yves
2007/01/11 21:49 3c/37f overcast snow covered 10cm/4" Robert
2007/01/02 16:45 2c/34f partly cloudy wet 10cm/4" Yves
2006/12/29 09:00 -13c/9f a few clouds clean and clear 10-13cm/4"-5" Nodie
2006/12/24 09:13 4c/39f overcast open water open water ronzinn
2006/03/06 17:20 -4c/28f sunny Beautiful ice with melting snow 64-77cm/25-30" Réal
2006/02/27 17:00 -11c/12f bright sun Light layer of snow, drifting in places 64-77cm/25-30" ronzinn
2006/02/19 20:22 -9c/16f partly cloudy Frozen and bumpy, no snow 64-77cm/25-30" Big Al
2006/02/06 -- -10c/15f clear The ice is solid, but it's not good ice!! 51-56cm/20-22" Big Al
2006/01/29 00:12 -2c/28f clear Frozen slush over 19" of ice. 38-48cm/15"-19" RKR
2006/01/18 20:00 -0c/32f overcast About 3 inches of water on surface 30-45cm/12"-18" Yves Brunet
2006/01/14 14:28 -5c/23f light snow and blowing sloppy, frozen, messy 30-44cm/12"-17" RKR
2006/01/08 21:40 -7c/19f clear 1" of powder over nice ice 30-44cm/12"-17" RKR
2005/12/31 12:00 -10c/14f sunny 10-11" of ice of which first 3-4" is frozen slush. 26-28cm/10-11" Yves
2005/12/19 09:31 -5c/23f sunny Thick layer of slush due to snow weight on ice bringing water on top 15cm/6" Yves
2005/12/12 22:58 -15c/5f clear Powder snow on nice ice 15cm/6" Réal
2005/12/08 18:48 -10c/14f overcast dust of snow on blue ice 10cm/4" bucketmouth
2005/11/28 22:25 4c/39f overcast slick, water covered 2.5cm/1" RKR
2005/10/18 08:15 2c/35f overcast open water open water ronzinn
2005/10/15 22:48 9c/48f overcast open water open water ronzinn